Bradford Ecumenical Home is in Bradford, Pennsylvania. This city has a population of 17,980 people. This proved to be a well above average facility, with an overall grade of B+. Based on our assessment, this nursing home looks like a solid choice for most people. This facility was stronger in some categories than others, but it did not have any poor grades in any of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Bradford Ecumenical Home
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to faring well overall, this nursing home also earned nearly flawless government inspections. Consequently, it earned one of our highest scores in that category with an A+. Inspection grades are based on several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Fortunately, although this facility had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also above average in the area of long-term care, where it received a grade of B+. It outpaced most facilities in this category. When facilities receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is usually a good sign for resident care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. After assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also strong in the category of short-term care, where it received a score of B. It performed better than most facilities in this category. Short-term care grades are typically employed to measure a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation In order to have highly rated rehabilitation services, facilities generally must have better levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of patients that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 5.5 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
The next area we looked at was nursing, in which this facility received a B-. This actually proved to be this facility's worst category. This is still not a poor grade. We scrutinized the licensure of nurses employed by the facility, in addition to the quantity of hours the nurses worked with residents, in computing our score in this category. This nursing home provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This is a low total compared with most other facilities. Finally, despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this nursing home actually performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is typically an indicator that a place has sufficient quality controls in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bradford Ecumenical Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 7.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients that suffer from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that suffered falls leading to serious injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 1.92% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Additional nurse staffing minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients which were administered antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically required. However, some facilities need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of residents suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 19.89% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 3.23% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 88.5% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 15.28% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 23.65% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that remained mobile levels. Many in the industry argue that mobility is important for residents' health.
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 23.65 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 8.84 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 72.22% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts believe that this is a measure of rehabilitation performance.
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